2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Otto Addo selects Black Stars eleven to face Central African Republic, three changes from Mali game

The head coach of the Black Stars, Otto Addo has named his starting eleven for the showdown with Central African Republic.

Ghana is hosting the Central African Republic today in a Round 4 encounter in Group I of the African qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Ahead of kick-off at 7 pm, Black Stars head coach Otto Addo has made three changes in the starting eleven that played against Mali last Thursday.

Goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi is in the post and will be protected immediately by defenders Alexander Djiku, Mohammed Salisu, and Alidu Seidu.

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey partners Abdul Salis Samed again in midfield while Jordan Ayew comes in for Antoine Semenyo.

Other changes see Abdul Fatawu Issahaku and Kamaldeen Sulemana started the game against Central African Republic.

The showdown between Ghana and Central African Republic will kick off at 7 pm at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

Below is the Black Stars’ starting eleven.

Lawrence Ati-Zigi (GK), Alidu Seidu, Alexander Djiku, Mohammed Salisu, Gideon Mensah, Salis Abdul Samed, Thomas Partey (C), Abdul Fatawu Issahaku, Kamaldeen Sulemana, Mohammed Kudus, Jordan Ayew


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